Re: Web site shortcuts on desktop.
The way I do it is to copy the link in a browser, by doing alt + D and copy.
Then I make a copy of the chrome shortcut via the applications key, it will have the same name but with (2) with it.
Then I do alt + enter on that new shortcut, and in the path field, I press the end key and a space and paste
So this puts the path to chrome a space and the URL.
Then I exit and on the shortcut, I press F2 and rename it.
It was much more to explain it than it really takes to do all this.
Maybe there is a shorter way, but this is the steps Google used to offer a few years back.
Would you please give the steps you used in Chrome to create a web page desktop icon?
Sincerely, Vicky V
From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> On Behalf Of david
Sent: Saturday, August 17, 2019 7:22 AM
Subject: Re: [jaws-users] Web site shortcuts on desktop.
perhaps you can give the steps you take to create a web desktop shortcut. I just created one in chrome, and had no problem using the shortcut to get to the web page.
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I’ve recently updated to Jaws 19, although my issue may not have anything to do with that.
I also had problems with Google Chrome crashing, so I restored the settings, as had been suggested in a help forum.
Now, however, any of the shortcuts on my desktop to sites just take me to the main Google Chrome page.
I have tried deleting and creating new shortcuts, but no changes. I also tried checking the checkbox on the shortcut creation dialogue that says to open in a window, still no changes.
I’ve tried the various On Startup checkboxes, still no changes.
Does anyone have ideas for me? As it is now, I have to type in the total url and can no longer use shortcuts.
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